Light cherry crop in Ca, hurting farm workers and causing higher prices

Published 05/14 2014 08:15PM

Updated 05/14 2014 08:20PM

Cherry prices are soaring. The average price has doubled from last year to about $6 dollars a pound in the store. It's all due to a light cherry crop in the state. Trees suffered through a warm winter and didn't produce a lot of fruit. Growers say the higher prices won't make up for lost revenue. It's also hurting workers in the orchards and packing houses. Less fruit means less work and smaller paychecks. 

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